They’re trashed. Both times, in softball no less, I dislocated each one about 2 weeks apart. Sublexated, to be technical about it. I didn’t do any Physical Therapy for either one and now, I regret it.
My shoulders are weak. When I got a membership at the Student Recreation Center at the University where I work, I went in and tried to do a simple pull up. As soon as I let myself down, in the hanging position before pulling myself up, my shoulders slipped out; both of them. It wasn’t painful, not too much, but it made lifting myself up almost impossible. The angles in the joints were all wrong; weak.
Challenge: How am I going to participate in a Spartan Race/Sprint if I can’t even pull my body weight up using a rope or bar?
Solution: I will slowly build strength until I can get to the point of pulling myself up, once. If I must, I will build the strength needed to be able to train for the strength needed to pull myself up once. I will run and if I cannot run, I will walk. Failing that, I will crawl. Eventually, I will achieve my goal.
Help me? What suggestions or expertise can you offer that would be a good beginning point in training myself and building the joint strength as well as the supporting strength to be able to lift myself and do one or many pull-ups?
I want to hear from you! Failing that, I will go forward on my own and I will succeed, without you. With you is better:)